CEOs are saying they need to be more socially minded. Will anything change?

CEOs are saying they need to be more socially minded. Will anything change?

JOHN YANG: For decades, maximizing profits for stockholders has been the driving goalfor corporate America.But there’s a growing populist backlash, as more and more Americans believe that goalhas led to great social inequality.This week, nearly 200 of the country’s most prominent companies issued a joint statementthat represents a major philosophical shift.The CEOs said that corporate […]

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Democrats Take on Corporate Profits and CEO Pay: A Closer Look

Democrats Take on Corporate Profits and CEO Pay: A Closer Look

-Corporate profits and CEO pay are soaringdespite the president’s promiseto be a champion of the working class.For more on this, it’s time for “A Closer Look.”[ Cheers and applause ]♪♪Donald Trump has many weird rhetorical tics.He knows like five words.He’ll never correct himself if he mispronounces something.And in general, he sounds like Joe Pesciafter five […]

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What’s behind the recent stock market volatility?

What’s behind the recent stock market volatility?

AMNA NAWAZ:  Today’s 800-point plunge on Wall Street is just the most recent swervefor a stock market that had very recently been hitting record highs. Jeffrey Brown reports that the high level of volatility has investors large and smallon edge and looking for answers. (BEGIN VIDEOTAPE)JEFFREY BROWN, PBS NEWSHOUR CORRESPONDENT:  President Trump’s trade and tariff […]

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President Donald Trump Tweets On Fed, China Amid Market’s Fall | Morning Joe | MSNBC

President Donald Trump Tweets On Fed, China Amid Market’s Fall | Morning Joe | MSNBC

>>THAT’S GOOD NEWS, THE SHOOTER’S IN CUSTODY AND THE SIX SHOOTER’S IN CUSTODY AND THE SIX OFFICERS ARE HOME WITH THEIR OFFICERS ARE HOME WITH THEIR FAMILIES. FAMILIES. RON, THANKS SO MUCH. RON, THANKS SO MUCH.>>>GLOBAL STOCKS ONCE AGAIN>>>GLOBAL STOCKS ONCE AGAIN UNDER PRESSURE THIS MORNING UNDER PRESSURE THIS MORNING FOLLOWING A MASSIVE SELLOFF AMID […]

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Why Trump attacked his Fed chair after 1st interest rate cut in years

Why Trump attacked his Fed chair after 1st interest rate cut in years

JUDY WOODRUFF: The Federal Reserve cut a key short-term interest rate today, after raisingit as recently as December.It lowered the federal funds rate.— that’s the rate that banks charge each other for loans — by a quarter-point.Unusually, the stock market fell, apparently disappointed that Chairman Jay Powell didnot signal that this might be the first […]

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